TITLE

Working for the Union Label

AUTHOR(S)
Whitehead Jr., Ralph
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
BusinessWest;1/21/2008, Vol. 24 Issue 19, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the hourly wage of workers in Nevada. He discusses that the state's average hourly wage of a worker without a high school diploma is $23.30 which is considered as the highest of the 50 states in the U.S. He added that a typical hourly wage of a 2008 worker with four-year degree is higher than the 1973 worker with a four-year degree however the typical hourly wage of a 2008 worker without a degree is lower than the 1973 worker without a degree.
ACCESSION #
28726020

 

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